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Monday Morning Motivation: The meaning of physical activity

Someone on a board in the sea at sunset

This week’s Monday Morning Motivation is something a little bit different. It’s an interview with Joelle White where she talks about how physical activity gives her life meaning. Thanks to JT (The Lost Gentleman) for sharing this video with me. What gives your life meaning?


Monday Morning Motivation: Enough is enough

The simple fact that you care, that you want to do your best, that you strive to enjoy life and love, this makes you so much more than 'enough'.

I’m not convinced that the imagery in this video matches up to the ‘Enough is enough’ speech, but it’s worth listening to 🙂 Enough is enough Avoid people and situations that upset you. See there are some people that know just how to push your buttons. They know just what Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Unleash your inner beginner

This Girl Can photo

At this time of year, I start thinking about my impending birthday. It was 5 years ago that I started my journey to becoming a swimmer (and a triathlete). This year, my journey continues, with various goals, including becoming a Personal Trainer. What are you doing to unleash your inner Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: One is more than none

This Girl Can photo

It’s January, so you may have set some New Year’s resolutions to be fitter and healthier in 2018. Don’t push yourself to do too much too soon. Remember that it’s best to aim for a sustainable level of activity and don’t forget:


Monday Morning Motivation – Skid Row Marathon

Skid Row Marathon

I recently saw this trailer and was really inspired by it. I hope that I’ll get a chance to see to see this film soon. When a criminal court judge starts a running club on LA’s notorious skid row and begins training a motley group of addicts and criminals to Read more…


Monday Morning Motication – Rick and Dick Hoyt

In 1962, Judy Hoyt gave birth to a son, Rick. He had spastic quadriplegia and cerebral palsy. Judy and her husband Dick were advised to put Rick in an institution. However, they decided to fight for his inclusion into a normal life. At 10 years old, they managed to get Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Flatline to Finishline

Flatline to finish line

One in three people will suffer from heart disease in their lifetime. But only one in a million will thrive from it. HEART: Flatline to Finish Line® is the raw and emotional journey of six individuals from hospital beds to the finish line of one of the world’s most grueling Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – Crying in the Rain

Norseman triathlon

I liked last week’s motivational video about Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon so much that I went hunting for another one and found this one from 2014 – enjoy! “The tears stream down my cheeks from my unblinking eyes. What makes me weep so? There is nothing saddening here. Perhaps it Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – John Young

John Young - paratriathlete

One of the most inspirational triathletes that I’ve read about recently is John Young who is a ‘little person’ (his words). Read more about John Young: Be the hammer – John Young’s blog If you want to find out about John’s latest adventures, check out his Facebook page. You can Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – Drive progress

Still from Drive Progress

I really like Drive Progress. It is an Audi commercial that emphasises that men and women should be treated equally. However, it was deemed to be controversial when it was first screened. What do you think?